I admit, I do not avoid Red’s Meadow completely. Red’s Meadow, located just east of Devil’s Postpile National Monument, is an essential stop for pre-mailed resupplies. Rather than carry a... View Article
Endless blogs of self-appointed backpacking authorities offer opinions and recommendations on how to shave weight off your basic weight. My favorite is to cut off excess pack straps. Weight savings?... View Article
Part of the mystique of the John Muir Trail (JMT) is the plethora of enduring myths. Some are partially false, most are fully false. But all are fun and garner the attention of hikers and prospective hikers. Let’s address these myths, in no particular order.